Skip to content

Ontario News

Ontario jail guards' actions led to death of inmate, chief pathologist concludes

A mentally ill man died in an Ontario jail because he was beaten and restrained by guards while clearly in crisis, the province's chief forensic pathologist has found. In a report released Tuesday, Dr.
Ontario emphasizes watching COVID-19 hospitalizations over case counts

Ontario emphasizes watching COVID-19 hospitalizations over case counts

TORONTO — Ontario is facing growing calls to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for non-essential activities and health-care workers as infections rise, but the government is urging people to focus less on daily case counts and more on hospitalizations.
Prosecution seeks jail time for teen found guilty of sex assault at Toronto school

Prosecution seeks jail time for teen found guilty of sex assault at Toronto school

TORONTO — The prosecution is seeking a short sentence behind bars for a teen found guilty of sexually assaulting another student at an all-boys school in Toronto.

Ottawa man and his ex-lover found guilty of 1st-degree murder in killing of wife

An Ottawa man and his former lover have been found guilty of first-degree murder in the grisly slaying of his wife.
Ontario business groups call for vaccine certificate system to avoid lockdown

Ontario business groups call for vaccine certificate system to avoid lockdown

TORONTO — COVID-19 cases appear to be on the rise in Ontario again and business groups are calling for a vaccine certificate system as a means to avoid another lockdown.

Police identify two men killed in Sunday shooting in Toronto

Toronto police have identified two men killed in a Sunday shooting as a 27-year-old man from Markham, Ont., and a 32-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont.
American tourists return to Niagara Region's tourist attractions as border reopens

American tourists return to Niagara Region's tourist attractions as border reopens

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — American tourists returned to the Niagara Region for the first time in more than a year on Monday, eager to see the thundering falls, take in the area's attractions and explore nearby wine country.

Two dead, two in critical condition after early morning Kensington Market shooting

TORONTO — Two men are dead and another two others were injured in an early morning shooting in Toronto's Kensington Market area.
Ontario reports more than 400 COVID-19 cases for first time since June

Ontario reports more than 400 COVID-19 cases for first time since June

TORONTO — Ontario has risen above 400 new daily COVID-19 cases for the first time since mid-June. The Ministry of Health is reporting 423 new infections and six deaths from the virus.
Wiliam Davis, Ontario's 18th premier and a celebrated Tory, dies at 92

Wiliam Davis, Ontario's 18th premier and a celebrated Tory, dies at 92

TORONTO — William Davis, the 18th premier of Ontario and one of the country's longest-serving premiers, has died at 92. A statement from his family says Davis died in Brampton, Ont. this morning of natural causes.